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Man gets prison for threatening Colorado election official

Oct. 06, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in prison for making online threats against Colorado’s top elections official, one of the first cases brought by a federal task force devoted to protecting elections workers nationwide from rising threats. ...

Iowa reporter announces on newscast that she is transgender

Oct. 06, 2022 19:59 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines television reporter announced this week on a newscast that she will publicly identify as a transgender woman. Nora J.S. Reichardt of WOI-TV said that for a long time she didn’t think she would be able to reveal her identity on air. ...

Iowa visits Illinois in battle of Big Ten West contenders

Oct. 06, 2022 17:47 PM EDT

Iowa (3-2, 1-1 Big Ten) at Illinois (4-1, 1-1), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET (Big Ten Network) Line: Illinois by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Illinois leads, 38-37-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Big Ten West is seemingly...

No. 20 K-State's Martinez, Vaughn face stout Iowa St defense

Oct. 06, 2022 03:15 AM EDT

No. 20 Kansas State (4-1, 2-0 Big 12) at Iowa State (3-2, 0-2), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET (ESPNU) Line: Kansas State by 2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Iowa State leads 52-49-4. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Kansas State looks to...

No. 20 K-State, Iowa St see lot of each other in themselves

Oct. 06, 2022 03:14 AM EDT

The same template has been used to build Iowa State and Kansas State, and both have earned reputations for rising up and challenging the Big 12 football hierarchy. Two years after the Cyclones (3-2, 0-2) reached the conference championship game for the first time, 20th-ranked K-State...

Big Ten: Illini go for 4 wins in row in showdown with Iowa

Oct. 06, 2022 03:13 AM EDT

Things to watch during Week 6 of play in the Big Ten Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK Iowa (3-2, 1-1 Big Ten) at Illinois (4-1, 1-1) Illinois is riding a wave of momentum under second-year coach Bret Bielema, and he put out a call to fans to fill the stadium...

College Football Picks: All eyes on ... Lawrence, Kansas!

Oct. 05, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

So, about that game of the year ... The much-anticipated matchup between Texas A&M and Alabama, after an offseason feud between the team's championship-winning coaches, is not nearly as interesting as expected. Jimbo Fisher's Aggies did upset Nick Saban's Crimson...

3rd Iowa teen takes plea deal in killing near high school

Oct. 04, 2022 14:18 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A third teenager charged with murder in the drive-by shooting death of a 15-year-old boy outside a Des Moines high school in March has agreed to plead guilty to lesser crimes. The plea agreement accepted by a state court judge on Monday may allow Gumaro...

Panel rejects $1M payouts to inmates given vaccine overdoses

Oct. 03, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state board on Monday rejected claims for $1 million payments for 52 prison inmates who were given six times the proper dose of COVID-19 vaccines last year. The three-member State Appeals Board, which considers state legal financial obligations,...

Theo Day leads Northern Iowa over Indiana State 20-14

Oct. 01, 2022 21:09 PM EDT

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Theo Day accounted for two touchdowns and Northern Iowa beat Indiana State 20-14 on Saturday. Dawson Basinger's 1-yard touchdown run pulled Indiana State to 17-14 with 7:41 remaining. But Day led Northern Iowa (2-3, 2-1 Missouri Valley Football Conference)...